BIOL 387’s Greenhouse Fieldtrip

One of the highlights of our natural sciences program is that students learn in the classroom and in the field. This semester, students in Professor Romey Haberle’s BIOL 387 lab titled “Economic Botany” met with plant pathologists at Washington State University’s Puyallup Research & Extension…

International Honors Program builds a ‘Starship’

On day one of PLU Professor of Mathematics Daniel Heath’s Designing a Starship class, students have no idea what they have signed up for — and that’s exactly how Heath wants it. The course is part of PLU’s International Honors Program (IHON), which means it…

PLU alum returns to Namibia to research infections and teach marimba

Biology major Elizabeth Larios ’21 was awarded a Fullbright scholarship for her work in Namibia. When she was in fourth grade, Larios wanted to be a neurosurgeon. That’s when her class took a field trip to a science museum and Larios saw an exhibit about…